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Monroe County, Iowa - Veterans Affairs

Duties and Responsibilities

The Commission of Veterans Affairs provides help to Monroe County veterans who were discharged under Honorable Conditions and/or their family members. Veterans need to have served 90 consecutive days of active Federal service.


Help with the following needs is available, subject to eligibility guidelines:

 Rent Payments
 Food and provisions
 Medical and dental
 Prescription medication
 Grave markers


The Veterans Affairs department also provides help to ALL veterans and/or their family members in applying for federal benefits and other veterans aid, which include but are not limited to:

 Service connected disability compensation
 Special monthly compensation
 Non-service connected pension
 Surviving spouse pension
 Aid & attendance/housebound
 Military records upgrade and military records replacement
 Agent Orange/PTSD/Desert Storm Sickness/Type II Diabetes/HepC
 Application for VA HealthCare System
 Application for admission to the Iowa Veterans Home
 All other federal programs for which veterans and/or dependents may be eligible

Veterans Affairs Contact Information

Monroe County Community Services

1801 South B Street

Albia, Iowa 52531

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Phone Number: 641-932-5622  

Fax Number: 641-932-5652

Administrator: Carrie Gray

Commissioner: Lisa Flattery

Commissioner: Jim Keller

Commissioner: Clarence Rockwell